Hannibal man receives HLGU Alumnus Award.

Hannibal-LaGrange University recognized the annual alumni award winners during the 2012 Hollywood Homecoming Friday Entertainment on Oct. 5. The Outstanding Young Alumnus Award was presented to Justin L. Gibson. This award is given to a Hannibal-LaGrange graduate who is age 35 or younger for outstanding accomplishments in their profession, business, community, state or nation.
Gibson graduated from Hannibal-LaGrange in 2008 with a Business Administration degree and an emphasis in finance. Since then, he’s attained numerous insurance and securities licenses. After obtaining his licenses, he joined the Benson Financial Group in January 2010 as a financial advisor and part owner.  
Justin married fellow alum Brooke Gibson, lives in Hannibal and attends Madison Park Christian Church in Quincy, Ill. He is active in the community as treasurer of the Hannibal chapter of Gideon’s International, a member of Early Bird Kiwanis and participant in the FACT mentoring program with the Hannibal Public Schools.  
For information on the award, or to nominate someone for 2013’s alumni awards, contact Lauren Youse, director of alumni services and development, at (573) 629.3126 or via e-mail at lauren.youse@hlg.edu .